8 Week old Cochin, Any ideas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by friskebluegills, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. friskebluegills

    friskebluegills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a blue 8 week old cochin that I was wondering if anyone can tell me what gender it is. I'm thinking hen, but it's so hard to tell with cochins.
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    Her eye in this picture is fine, i think I caught her blinking.
     
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2010
  2. loverOFchickens

    loverOFchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think pullet!
     
  3. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    actually i have no idea on this one my blues looked like that when they were 12 weeks or so. im guessing boy because i can see a little wattle and the comb is pink.
     
  4. CluckyChuckCrazy

    CluckyChuckCrazy Out Of The Brooder

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    from personal experience i had a cochin thought it was a hen but was a cockeral but in this case im 85% certain its a hen
     
  5. Dixieangeln

    Dixieangeln Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are new to chickens but from what Ive seen & read, I would guess a pullet [​IMG]
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Pullet.
     
  7. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    Pullet

    Mine pullets had almost no combs or wattles for several months. One still doesn't.
     
  8. Elena712

    Elena712 Out Of The Brooder

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    I assume you have a pretty pullet!
     
  9. friskebluegills

    friskebluegills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks a lot. I hope the majority of you are right [​IMG]
     
  10. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i guess im the only one who sees wattles i hope its a pullet but im still sticking to my first choice
     

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